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2022 President’s Convocation and Campus Blessing
Thu, August 25, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Join the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) on Thursday, August 25, for the IAIA 2022 President’s Convocation. The event will begin at 10:30 am (MDT) in the Dance Circle with a four-directions campus blessing with Dr. Jessie Ryker-Crawford (White Earth Chippewa), Alvin Sandoval (Diné), Paul Quintana (Cochiti Pueblo), and Delight Talawepi (Hopi). Following the campus blessing, Convocation will begin in the Performing Arts and Fitness Center (PAFC) Gym at 11 am with a welcome address from IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee Nation), and a keynote address from IAIA Alumna Cara Romero (Chemehuevi Indian Tribe) ’05. After President’s Convocation, join the IAIA community for a barbecue with kickball at noon. All staff, faculty, and students will need a valid IAIA ID card for lunch.
The IAIA 2022 President’s Convocation will be livestreamed for our off-campus community members.